225 Lawrence Center
705 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm (Fall & Spring Semesters)
Monday-Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm (Summer)
The career center follows the University’s calendar for holidays, delays, and closures.
To demonstrate your skills to employers, it is important to use strong action verbs throughout your resume. When describing your experiences, start each phrase with a different action verb. Review our list of action verbs and associated skills to help you write strong accomplishment-focused statements.
Each year the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) releases an updated list of what employers are looking for from current students and recent grads. The chart below is adapted from Job Outlook 2017 with the permission of NACE, copyright holder, and shows the attributes employers seek most on a candidate's resume (including all majors and industries).
Ability to Work in a Team
Communication Skills (Written)
Strong Work Ethic
Communication Skills (Verbal)
Interpersonal Skills (Relates Well to Others)
Strategic Planning Skills
Fluency in a Foreign Language
Employers seek certain skills when hiring for internships and jobs - skills that make you "Career Ready ". Check out these short videos to learn more about Communication, Professionalism, Teamwork & Collaboration, and more!